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Day One of Calvin Winter Swimming and Diving Invitational Complete

Thursday, December 03, 2009

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(written by Calvin sports information student assistant Derek Neice)
                       
In the first of a three day invitational meet held at Calvin’s Venema Aquatic Center, the Knights sent out their distance swimmers to compete in some lengthy races against a plethora of worthy opponents.After one day of competition, Grand Valley State leads the men’s standings with 147 points and the women’s standings with 142 points. Calvin is fourth in the women’s standings with 48 points and fourth in the men’s standings with 38 points.

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Carissa Verkaik Named to d3hoops.com Team of the Week

Thursday, December 03, 2009

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d3hoops.com Team of the Week

Calvin College freshman Carissa Verkaik has received the first national award of her collegiate career. The 6-2 center out of Holland Christian High School has been named to the d3hoops.com Team of the Week. Earlier this week, Verkaik was named the MIAA Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

A native of Holland, Verkaik led the Calvin women’s basketball team to a pair of victories at the Olivet Comet Thanksgiving Classic with a pair of double-double performances.

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Calvin-Hope Men’s Basketball Tickets To Go On-Sale to Public Dec. 7

Thursday, December 03, 2009

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Tickets for the Jan. 6 Calvin-Hope men’s basketball game at the Van Noord Arena will go on-sale to the public on Monday, Dec. 7th beginning at 9 a.m. at the Calvin Box Office, located on the third floor of the Spoelhof Center (not to be confused with the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex). Walk up and phone orders will be accepted at that time.  The Calvin Box Office phone # is 616-526-6282. On Dec. 14th tickets will be available on-line at the Box Office website.  All seats are reserved and all tickets are $8.


The Calvin Box Office located this year on the third floor of the Spoelhof Center. Tickets can also be ordered by phone beginning Monday, Dec. 7th at 616-526-6282.

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Calvin Men’s Soccer Team Arrives in San Antonio for NCAA III Final Four

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

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Video Broadcast of Calvin-Dominican Men's Soccer Game

The Calvin men’s soccer team has arrived in San Antonio, Texas, in preparation for the NCAA III Final Four scheduled to be held this Friday and Saturday.

Calvin arrived in San Antonio late Wednesday afternoon and like the other three men’s team competing and the four women’s teams competing this weekend in San Antonio, the Knights received a police escort from the airport to their lodgings.

The Calvin men’s soccer team is lodging at the historic Menger Hotel.Built in 1859, the Menger Hotel is located immediately adjacent to the historic Alamo. The Calvin men’s soccer team is scheduled to have a team photo taken in front of the Alamo on Thursday afternoon.

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Women’s Basketball Defeats Manchester - Moves Into Top 25 National Rankings

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

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MANCHESTER, IN—A few hours after moving into the top 25 in both the D3hoops.com and USA Today / ESPN Coaches national polls, the Calvin women’s basketball team improved to 6-0 with a 60-44 victory at Manchester College Tuesday evening.

Earlier in the day, Calvin cracked both national polls as the Knights are ranked 25th in the D3hoops.com Top 25 poll and 19th in the USA Today / ESPN Coaches poll.

D3hoops.com Top 25 poll

USA Today/ESPN Coaches’ Top 25 Poll

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